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Connections: New Yorkers Against Gun Violence push for new gun legislation

May 15, 2017

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence is an organization that believes there are new gun regulations within reach in New York State this year. They're focusing on the impact of gun violence against women.

Statistics show that American women are far more likely to be killed by guns than women in other developed countries. NYAGV is pushing the Emergency Restraining Protection Order. They explain what it is, and why the election of Donald Trump is actually helping their efforts to pass new legislation. Our guests: